Sat.Dec 22, 2018 - Fri.Dec 28, 2018

5 Empathetic Ways to Calm Job Seekers’ Fears


The record-low unemployment rate hasn’t made job seekers feel more in control of their careers. Instead, it has brought deeply-rooted fears to the surface, sending even more qualified talent into hiding. Candidate Experience Featured

Are psychometric tests for recruitment worthwhile?


Every recruiter wants to find the best candidate for each vacancy, and on the surface using a psychometric test for recruitment can seem ideal. But scratch below the surface, and you’ll realize that psychometric testing is far more complex than just checking out a candidate’s abilities.


The End-of-Year Recruiting Inventory

Glassdoor for Employers

In a hypercompetitive market, disrupted by technology and a myriad of other evolvements, you will find the lines of communications between hiring companies and candidate communications ever changing.

Talent Assessment Tools: Why use them, when to use them, and a few we love

Proactive Talent

Since the dawn of civilization, when the first givers of work had more than one doer of work to choose from, measuring capabilities, skills, or fit for a job has been a part of the selection process. If you don’t believe me, just google “Han Dynasty employee testing”.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

IT Interview Questions to Ask


Success in IT roles will depend on advanced technical knowledge and practical experience managing data systems, but success in these roles won’t depend on technical skills alone. Interview Questions

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The Ticking Time Bomb of U.S. Retirements

Fistful of Talent

John Vlastelica , the founder of Recruiting Toolbox, was recently in Japan for work and posted a bunch of cool learnings on Facebook about a major problem Japan is facing regarding their aging population. Japan has a crisis on their hands and the U.S.

4 Ways to Promote Your Company Culture to Attract New Talent


Creating, cultivating and promoting a welcoming and positive company culture is one of the key ways that to attract new talent. In this blog post, you will learn 4 easy ways to promote your company culture and attract the attention of the best candidates! Read More. Recruitment Marketing

Lever’s Top Recruiting Blog Posts of 2018


As we wrap up 2018 and head into the new year, it’s fun to look back at the past year to see what we’ve accomplished and learned. We’re proud to have accomplished quite a bit this year.

3 HR Trends to Expect in 2019


With unemployment at a near 50-year low and two million jobs added in 2018, the American workforce appears to be in good shape heading into the new year. In such a healthy market, employers will continue to look for HR solutions that help with the recruitment and retention of top talent.

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The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.

You Lowballed Your Candidate and He Accepted #MerryChristmas

Fistful of Talent

Merry Christmas. Can we still say that? Happy Holidays if that term is not allowed. But I digress…. Candidates decline offers, hiring managers do irrational things, but sometimes a hiring manager can lowball an offer to a candidate ($20K or more, less than expectations) and get them to accept.

Short and Long-Term Cost Savers in Hiring a Recruitment Agency

NPA Worldwide

For both small and large organizations alike, satisfied clients can agree that their external recruitment agency has been at times the most time and cost-effective way to access pools of highly skilled workers, especially those who are not actively seeking new employment.

Competency Based Interview Questions


When interviewing candidates, you’ll come across several different interview styles and questions to take into consideration. Your goal should always be to find the candidates who meet the requirements of the role and who will also enhance your culture. Interview Questions

3 Tips for Engaging December Graduates


While most employers associate the month of May with graduation, there are many who collect their degree and begin looking for work in December.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

4 Workplace Trends Every Small Business Should Know About for 2019


By staying ahead of workforce and technological trends, small businesses will be in a better position to thrive in 2019. Trends

2018: The Biggest Stories Of The Year

Social Talent

As the year draws to a close, it’s hard to believe that so much has happened in the worlds of recruitment, hiring and tech. In the interest of reflection, check out some of the biggest stories of the year, reported by SocialTalent every Friday. Vodafone Embrace Inclusivity.

2018 Was the Tipping Point for Recruiting

Fistful of Talent

Unemployment rates haven’t quite reached zero (at least, not yet!) but with figures so low and the economy booming, it’s never been a harder time to be a recruiter.

4 Ways to Get Your Recruiting & HR Programs Ready for the Future

Glassdoor for Employers

As the year 2019 inches closer by the minute and companies fine-tune their annual plans, industry trends and practices of the future are weighing heavily on many recruiters and HR professionals’ minds. What do they need to know now to succeed in the next year? What about the next five years?

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

10 Predictions for the Future Workplace: Are You Ready?

HR Technologist - RB

The world of work is changing. Some of the tools we’ve come to rely on are disappearing and new technologies are here to stay. Here are 10 predictions on the near future of work. Digital Transformation

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2019 Will be the Most Challenging Market for Recruiters in Years


2018 will soon be a distant memory, but the challenges faced will follow recruiters into 2019. As you ring in the new year, you will need to start thinking of your recruiting strategy. Based on trends and projections, this year may be the most challenging market to find top talent in years.

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Better Business Bureau: Fake Holiday Job Scams Are in Full Swing, Up Over 100 Percent Since 2017


Remember the StartJobs story ? A four-month investigation by AIM Group uncovered one of the more memorable job scams in recent memory. Unsuspecting job seekers who applied to openings through the site were funneled into a process requiring invasive questions, like mortgage debt, to be answered.

Just Add Water: If Recruiting Was as Easy as Instant Potatoes

Recruiting Daily

5 Tech Trends Streamlining 2019 The holidays may be ending, but there’s still plenty of celebrating to come as we ring in the New Year. Forget about the office parties, cookie swaps, white elephant gift exchanges and all that eating.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

3 People Analytics Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

HR Technologist - RB

Learn how people analytics trends are being transformed by breakthrough ideas, and the challenges employers could expect going into 2019. HR Analytics

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Instill “Best-Practices” – You’ll Go Nowhere Fast

Fistful of Talent

I heard a great quote from Chuck Harris, long-time CEO of the South Hampton YMCA. He’s been in the game a long time, about to retire actually. Here is what he said: “Best practices is the new box of mediocrity.” Oh I really love this. See there really aren’t best practices anymore. Or if you do get to a point where you can script out your best practices, they are obsolete the moment you type “Best… ”. Why mediocre? Best practices take too long to assess, create and teach.

When Your Company Reputation is Called into Question, Turn to Employer Brand


As we near the end of 2018, negative press toward big brands like Facebook has been on the rise. Right, wrong or indifferent, this situation could happen to anyone, and if it does happen to your brand, it presents an opportunity to demonstrate an unconventional use of employer brand.

5 Must-Have Tech Tools for Small Businesses


Running a small business needs a lot of planning. Doing it single-handedly is a time-consuming process. You need to have constant support of tools and apps to simplify your work, boost productivity and streamline your business operations.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.